|The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton|
LibriVox recording of The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton. Read by Brenda Dayne. In an era before the advent of electric lights, telephones or motor vehicles, there exists a small cluster of aristocratic “old revolutionary stock” families that rule New York’s social life. Under the rules of this society, “being things” is better than “doing things” and reputation and outward appearances come at the exclusion of everything else...
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|The Innocence of Father Brown - G. K. Chesterton|
Librivox recording of The Innocence of Father Brown, by G. K. Chesteron. Read by Brian Roberg. The Innocence of Father Brown (1911) is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G. K. Chesterton starring an unimposing but surprisingly capable Roman Catholic priest. Father Brown's ability to uncover the truth behind the mystery continually surpasses that of the "experts" around him, who are fooled into underestimation by the priest's unimpressive outward appearance and, often, by their o...
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|The Window at the White Cat - Mary Roberts Rinehart|
LibriVox recording of The Window at the White Cat, by Mary Roberts Rinehart. When a clumsy, well-meaning lawyer gets involved with a pair of delightful old maids and a beautiful girl, he must acquire some of the skills of his friends the detective and the newspaperman to solve the puzzle of The White Cat. That’s the name of a back-street political club serving beers, political favors and, occasionally, murder...
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